Article ID: 118540, created on Nov 11, 2013, last review on Aug 12, 2014

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How do I enable remote connection to MSSQL server?


Please use the "SQL Server Configuration Manager" to enable remote connections. The following should be done:

  1. Run SQL Server Configuration Manager.

  2. Go to SQL Server Network Configuration > Protocols for MSSQLSERVER.

  3. Make sure TCP/IP is enabled.

  4. Right click on TCP/IP > Properties > IP Addresses tab.

  5. Go to IPAll and specify 1433 TCP Port.

  6. Restart MSSQL server.

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